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    FRED SCHUESSELIN conducts the meat market of the firm of Charles F. Schuesselin & Sons at West Milton, and is a member of that firm, which also has a market at Pleasant Hill. He was born in Pleasant Hill, in 1885 and is a son of Charles F. and Louise (Staehlin) Schuesselin, both natives of Germany.

    Charles F. Schuesselin was reared to maturity in his native land and learned the trade in Greenville, Ohio. He came to this country, in 1883, prior to his marriage, and located at Pleasant Hill, Miami County, Ohio, where he began butchering. He was married at Dayton, Ohio, to Miss Louise Staehlin, and they became parents of six children, as follows: Fred; Albert; Emilie, deceased; Edward; Arthur; and Hermina. Mr. and Mrs. Schuesselin reside at Pleasant Hill.

    Fred Schuesselin attended the public schools at Pleasant Hill, and afterward the Dayton Commercial College, where he completed a thorough business course. He then became a partner in the firm of Charles P. Schuesselin & Sons, and in 1908 came to West Milton and opened their present shop. They have a neat and attractive place of business, and as they slaughter all the meat that goes over the counter, the trade receives none but the best. They run one wagon from West Milton, another being run from Pleasant Hill, and also attend Piqua Market every Saturday, having a stand on the corner of Wayne and Market Streets. They have a full line of fresh meats there and have a regular trade built up.

    Mr. Schuesselin was united in marriage with Miss Laudie Hunt, of Dayton, Ohio, and they have a comfortable home at West Milton. Religiously, they are members of the Christian Church. He is a Republican in politics. Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

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